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link roundup

Link roundup is a weekly list of fun, weird, and just plain interesting things that you might not have seen before, from all corners of the classical music internet.

Bugs Bunny sits at a piano in formal clothes
Warner Brothers

What do Rossini's Barber of Seville overture, Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries, and Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 have in common? You guessed it: Bugs Bunny.

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Her 145th birthday would have been this past Monday. Also in this roundup: a new AI pianist, iconic fictional composers, and more!

It's just the right amount of drama. Also, an investigation into the possibilities of Beethoven's "Immortal Beloved," a Maria Callas Barbie, and the first sounds from a conch shell trumpet in 18,000 years, all ahead!

Screenshot of "See Me: A Global Concert | Davos Agenda 2021"

Hear his latest soul-soothing performance in a concert for the World Economic Forum's Davos 2021. Also, check out a couple of wild spins on Beethoven, a symphonic gong that might be bigger than you, and more, all ahead!

Yes, you heard us right: new Mozart just dropped, unveiled on the composer's 265th birthday this Wednesday. Also, a sea shanty deep dive (ha), the collision of worlds between fashion and classical music, and more!